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Babysitter Long Island City NY

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Long Island City, NY that provide nannies, babysitters, event childcare, residential childcare, and hotel childcare, as well as infant specialists and traveling nannies, and advice and content on childcare.

MommyMixer
,Locations vary
New York, NY
Cost
$100 registration
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Tutor Time
(212) 682-8080
225 East 38th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive; varies with program
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Preschool of America
(212) 681-4671
25 Tudor City Place
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, Year-round
Cost
Varies according to program
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Early Childhood Center
212.744.5022 ext. 1276
331 East 70th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Cost
Eligibility: Head Start/ACS Child Care/UPK
Ages
6-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

New York Kids Club
(212) 991-6700
219 East 67th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm; Sat-Sun 9am-6pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive. Call for prices and schedules.
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Big Smiles Little Faces Family Daycare
(212) 697-3602
240 East 39th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Bright Horizons Children's Center
(212) 746-6543
435 E. 70th Street,Payson House, 2nd Floor
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
From $409/month to $2364/month, depending on age of child and number of hours needed.
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Vanderbilt YMCA
(212) 756-9600
224 E. 47th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 5am-12m; Sat-Sun 7am-7pm
Cost
Annual Membership, see below
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Leagues & Teams

Montessori School of New York International
(212) 223-4630
347 East 55th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Hours include half day, full day, and extended day sessions.
Cost
Moderate.
Ages
13-Feb
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

The Art Center
212.535.1199; 212.431.1026
423 East 75th Street
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat afternoons and evenings. All Day Classes during holidays 9am-3pm; Summer Camp 9am-3pm
Cost
Prices vary; call for information
Ages
3And Up
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Indoors

Babysitter Basic for Parents, Find Babysitter Information and Babysitting Services

Babysitter Basics for Parents

All parents, at some point or the other, will need to hire the services of a babysitter. However, for many parents, this is easier said than done.

Finding the Right Babysitter

A babysitter essentially fills in for you, the parent, during your absence. To ensure that your child is in safe hands, it is essential that you get the right babysitter for the job. To do so:

  • Find out about potential babysitters by asking relatives, friends, colleagues, or community organizations.

  • Choose a babysitter based on the needs of your child and their age. It's easier to baby sit a nine-year old than a baby.

  • Do not hire the first candidate who responds. Take time to screen candidates until you are sure that you have found a babysitter who is best for your child.

  • Look for someone who has the required credentials. A candidate with a certificate in babysitting, for instance, is likely to be more professional and competent. At the same time, don't rely on classroom training alone to judge a babysitter or nanny. Sometimes, babysitting skills are more natural than learned. 

  • Always crosscheck references provided by a potential babysitter.

  • A very good test is to introduce the candidate to your child. This will allow you to evaluate how the prospective babysitter interacts with your child .

Preparing the Babysitter

Before leaving your child in the care of the babysitter you have...

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